A teenager has been arrested for shooting a woman while trying to rob her of her purse.
17-year-old Derajay Speede was taken into custody Wednesday by Goldsboro Police. Police say he shot a woman on West New Hope Road on April 19 during an attempted robbery.
Speede is charged with felony attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be filed.
The teen is in jail under a $400,000 bond.